Field Service Engineer
Advanced Microgrid Solutions
Melbourne VIC, Australia
Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2023
Fluence (Nasdaq: FLNC) is a global market leader in energy storage products and services and digital applications for renewables and storage. With a presence in 30 global markets, Fluence provides an ecosystem of offerings to drive the clean energy transition, including modular, scalable storage products, comprehensive service offerings, and the Fluence IQ platform, which delivers AI-enabled digital applications for managing and optimizing storage and renewables. The company is transforming the way we power our world by helping customers create more resilient and sustainable electric grids. For more information, please visit fluenceenergy.com.
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We are guided by our passion to transform the way we power our world. Achieving our goals requires creativity, diversity of ideas and backgrounds, and building trust to effect change and move with speed.
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Fluence currently has thousands of MW of energy storage projects operated or awarded worldwide in addition to the thousands of MW of projects managed by our trading platform—and we are growing every day.
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• Conduct regular site visits to monitor and evaluate the performance of BESS installations.
• Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues that may arise during field operations.
• Coordinate with project managers and technicians to ensure smooth project execution.
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to implement best practices and improve operational efficiency.
• Develop and implement maintenance strategies to ensure the reliability and longevity of BESS equipment.
• Perform routine inspections, manage preventive maintenance, and repairs on BESS components.
• Create maintenance schedules and update documentation related to maintenance activities.
• Proactively identify and address potential maintenance issues to minimize downtime.
HV Switching and Permitting Systems
• Oversee high-voltage switching procedures and ensure compliance with safety regulations.
• Collaborate with local authorities and stakeholders to secure permits and approvals for BESS installations.
• Maintain accurate records of HV switching activities and permit documentation.
• Stay updated on relevant regulations and standards related to HV switching and permitting.
• Provide technical expertise during commissioning activities for new BESS installations.
• Collaborate with the commissioning team to test, validate, and optimize system performance.
• Identify and resolve commissioning-related issues, ensuring smooth project handover.
• Ability to interface with customers to explain technical issues and customer requests
• Present monthly, quarterly reports to customers as per contract
• Work with customer on contract related issues.
• Work with internal teams in preparation for regular customer reporting.
• A-Class Electricians license with relevant qualifications and/or experience in a HV environment.
• or, Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Renewable Energy, or a related field.
• Experience in the renewable energy industry, preferably in field services or operations.
• Knowledge of battery energy storage systems (BESS) and their components.
• Familiarity with maintenance practices and techniques for renewable energy systems.
• Proficiency in HV switching procedures and compliance with safety regulations.
• Experience coordinating permitting processes with local authorities.
• Knowledge of commissioning processes and ability to provide technical support during commissioning activities.
• Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to troubleshoot complex technical issues.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing priorities.
• Attention to detail and a commitment to maintaining high-quality standards.
• Valid driver's license and willingness to travel to project sites as required.
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